WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
Vice President for Communications

Josefina Salomón

Josefina Salomón has two decades of experience working as a communications expert for non-for-profit organizations and global media outlets. She is a journalist and researcher who has specialized in human rights, social justice, organized crime and security issues
in the Americas.

As Americas Media Manager at Amnesty International, she traveled across Latin America and the Caribbean conducting communications, research and advocacy work on human rights, gender, and migration, among other issues. Ms. Salomón was also Managing Editor at
InSight Crime, where she led a team of reporters covering stories related to security and organized crime in Latin America.

As a consultant, she has collaborated in a variety of projects for organizations including the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime, the International Organization for Migration and Fair Square, a London-based human rights research and advocacy group.

Her work has been published in media outlets including The Washington Post, The Guardian, Vice, OZY, Newsweek, Al Jazeera, El País and La Nación, among others.

Ms. Salomón studied political science at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, and has a degree from the London School of Journalism. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Josefina's Work